Local Sports

LTC All-Conference Baseball Team Announced

The Lincoln Trail Conference announced their all-conference teams for the 2022 season. The conference was split into two divisions this year. United lead the west division with three players named to the first team and Annawan-Wethersfield had four to pace…

Regional Champions Crowned

Baseball and softball regional champions were crowned Monday after games scheduled for Saturday were rained out. In Class 1A baseball, United won their own regional by stopping North Fulton 9-3. United will meet Triopa Wednesday at the Jacksonville Routt Sectional.…

Local Girls Qualify For State Finals, Boys Advance To State

The Class 1A Girls State Track Meet finals will be well represented by area athletes on Saturday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.  Riverdale won the Class 1A Boys Sectional at Erie as area athletes qualified for state next week. …

Tigers, Chargers Post Regional Semi-Final Wins

Sherrard and Orion will meet for the third time this season in the Sherrard Class 2A Regional championship game Saturday after posting semi-final wins on Wednesday. Orion won both contests in TRAC play. In softball, Sherrard avenged a loss on…

Rockets Hold Off Eagles

Rockridge was pushed to the limit but held on to win their regional opener over Mercer County Tuesday. Mercer County topped Orion in their regional opener on Monday and then met the Rockets, who won decisively in their other meeting…